May 4 2017
Our North Colchester Health Centre recently opened its doors and invited local carers, people with learning disabilities and members of the Patient Participation Group (PPG) in for the centre’s very first Open Day.
May 2 2017
Congratulations to Dr Afiniki Akanet, one of our Warwickshire registrars, on her upcoming book release, Life Without Coffee: Choosing happiness over stress.
April 3 2017
One in six of us experiences joint pain every day. It can make day-to-day tasks, like brushing your teeth, making a cup of tea or getting a good night’s sleep really difficult.
March 15 2017
We’ve created a little guide to help you survive spring with things to do, tips for hay fever sufferers, and new recipes to try that will make the most of the season’s new tastes.
March 7 2017
Awareness of cancer, thanks in no small part to extensive media coverage, has never been higher. During the month of March, awareness campaigns are running all over - specifically aimed at two types of cancer: ovarian and prostate. So let’s find out some more about them:
March 7 2017
This International Women’s Day and Endometriosis Awareness Week, we are shedding light on the condition that affects an estimated 176 million women worldwide, yet it’s one that very few women have even heard of. So what better time to take a look at this common condition?
February 23 2017
The number of people with eating disorders is growing, and, according to UK eating disorder charity BEAT, fifteen percent of their calls last year were from women over 40 years of age.
February 21 2017
February 22 is World Encephalitis Day and for those not familiar with the condition, read these comments from Dr Ava Easton, Chief Executive of The Encephalitis Society: “Imagine going to sleep one night and waking up the next day a completely different person - this is essentially what it can be like for some survivors of encephalitis.”
February 14 2017
February 14 is celebrated by most as Valentine’s Day but it's also National Impotence Day.
February 1 2017
February is Raynaud’s Awareness Month, but what is Raynaud’s and how can it be treated or managed?
Well, Raynaud’s is a common condition (it affects up to 20% of the adult population worldwide) which affects the blood supply to certain parts of the body, usually the fingers and toes.